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How to get rid of dark spots on stomach?

How to get rid of dark spots on stomach?

Type of lesion: Needs to be accurately diagnosed before a treatment plan can be proposed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on skin?

How can I get rid of dark spots on skin?

Combination Therapy: Combination therapy is the best way to get rid of dark spots. This means using a prescription retinoid and fade creams. Chemical peels and laser are also very effective. Sunblock is also critical. Dermatologists specialize in removing dark spots. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark brown scars left from acne?

How to get rid of dark brown scars left from acne?

Topical care: Typically these areas can be treated either with topical bleaching products, chemical peels of laser therapy. It depends on your skin type and the depth of the scarring. See your dermatologist and be evaluated [professionally. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of red pigmentation spots on face?

How can I get rid of red pigmentation spots on face?

Laser tx: Most of the time red spots on the face are hemangiomas or capillaries and are often well treated with lasers. Other conditions are possible such as actinic keratoses, skin cancers, or acne. I recommend having the lesions evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on my legs from mosquito bites?

How can I get rid of dark spots on my legs from mosquito bites?

Wait 3 months: Eventually it will fade. You can try over the counter remidies or see a dermatologist or do what most people do and just wait. ...Read more

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What can I use to get rid of dark spots on my face from acne?

What can I use to get rid of dark spots on my face from acne?

Topical bleach: This postinflammatory pigmentation is temporary, and if you have patience and a steady hand you can try using a skin bleach within a quinone. Most people, including those you might be interested in dating, couldn't care less about the brown spots. It's your call. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of those dark scars on my foot from blisters?

How do I get rid of those dark scars on my foot from blisters?

Try OTC lightening: agents and possibly light chemical peels. Derm or aesthetician should help ...Read more

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How to get rid of red spots on legs after shaving?

How to get rid of red spots on legs after shaving?

Try this: Try using a different shaving cream for sensitive skin and get a razor for sensitive skin also. It is best to shave your legs after taking a bath of hot shower as the pores open up and the legs would be most susceptible to a close shave. Be sure to clean your razor often and or use disposable sensitive ones. God luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of sun stain on legs?

How to get rid of sun stain on legs?

Fading cream: Prescription fading creams such as Hydroquinone 4% Cream may be helpful. Use a sensitive skin sunscreen during the daytime. If not improving, laser treatment can be tried. Consult a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark spots on my face?

How can I get rid of dark spots on my face?

Dermatologist: Hi, you could see dermatologist, there are lotions and also laser available depending on the cause of the dark spots. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of black spots or marks on my face?

How can I get rid of black spots or marks on my face?

It depends: It depends on what is causing this problem. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spots on legs from poor circulation?

How to get rid of spots on legs from poor circulation?

Spots from vein circ: Venous hypertension aka venous circulation problems can cause both hyperpigmentation [ brown spots ] and hypopigmentation [ atrophic or whitish spots} proper treatment of the underlying venous issue is essential however many of the skin changes can not be reversed.The reddish spot respond the best but not always. See a vein specialist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of red marks on face from previous acne?

How do you get rid of red marks on face from previous acne?

Many different ways: Treatments for acne marks and redmarks should all include a skin conditioning regimen (retinol/retin-A, vitamin C/E serum) as well as more invasive procedures. Lasers, dermabrasion, and collagen induction with microneedling can all be beneficial. Some other techniques exist for stubborn marks. Go see a derm or aesthetic specialist for a consult. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark pores on my legs?

How can I get rid of dark pores on my legs?

Maybe shaving?: Some people do have darkening of the hair follicles following repeated shaving. Frequent, close-shaving causes minor trauma to the hair follicles and some folks can be sensitive to this, hence getting darker pores/follicles. If you stop shaving for an extended period of time, likely it will improve. Laser treatment /hair removal may help. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark scars around private?

How to get rid of dark scars around private?

See dermatologist: There are many conditions that may predispose or increase the tendencies for hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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How to get rid of spot marks on my face?

How to get rid of spot marks on my face?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dark spots on my legs caused by pimples?

How do I get rid of dark spots on my legs caused by pimples?

Skin discoloration: Any sun exposure will continue to keep the dark patches noticeable. Your best option is sunscreen or long pants or skirts to keep the sun away. It is not common to have pimples on your legs, so you might want to investigate if the breakouts are from sensitivity to a fabric, a detergent or softener. Sweat can cause a rash. Don't pick at any breakouts as that will only increase the pigmentation. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of dark acne scars on face?

How can I get rid of dark acne scars on face?

Bleach: These self-cure in a month or two, but you can speed this with a hydroquinone bleach. Don't overdo it or you'll end up with a mess. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of small discoloration spots on my face?

How can I get rid of small discoloration spots on my face?

Multiple options: IPL does a really nice job of lightening sun damage with no down time. It does require regular (every 3 months or so) treatments to maintain results. Some chemical peels can lighten sun damage. Fractionated laser does a really nice job of lightening pigmentary issues, but does require some downtime. Hydroquinone and lightening creams are other options. ...Read more